Intro to Crete (geographic)

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Crete is the largest island in Greece and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean. The capital and largest city is Heraklion.

Crete sits about 160 km south of the Greek mainland extending in a direction east – west, south of the Aegean Sea, of which it forms the natural boundary between southern and northern Libyan. It is part of the regional government of Greece and is divided into four regional sections: Heraklion, Chania, Lasithi and Rethymno.

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